Dr. John Matyas, PhD

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Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Comparative Biology and Experimental Medicine

Full Member

McCaig Institute for Bone and Joint Health


Areas of Research

Research interests

Joint tissue biomechanics and joint injury/repair

Dr. Matyas’ research focuses on joint tissue pathobiology, and the causes and treatments of degenerative joint disease.  This includes comparative animal models of joint injury and repair, contribution of stem cells to skeletal healing, functional imaging of connective tissues (cartilage, bone, intervertebral disc) and stereology of connective tissues.  Dr. Matyas also has an interest in chronic joint pain.